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of these things being suppressed by the courts who are now saying if there is an identification of religion in any way, then that is unconstitutional and it is a violation of the first amendment. but the interesting thing about this is that the first amendment has the establishment clause and it says that there is no way that you can interrupt the establishment of a religion or prohibited free exercise of religion. it doesn't give you freedom from religion. and that's what my objection is. these cases are being thrown out now more than they ever have been. >> bill: freedom of speech issue in many areas like the charlie brown thing where the arkansas church awas attacked for putting on a play called merry christmas charlie brown. i didn't know this did you know charlie brown was a rabbi? >> where did you get that from? >> bill: i just made it up because this is so absurd that that would be the only reason that you would have to ban because then charlie brown would be a religious figure. >> the united states supreme court would say that's not the establishment of a particular religion. all i know is
gram for satan. let's be real. you are right. what this is, it's not just an attack on religion. it is an attack on fun. all of these things people are going after have one thing in common they bring people together and have a good time. everybody has to have the same amount of fun. everybody has to be invited to the same party. if you are not part of the same group then that is exclusion nature re. exclusion nature reactivities are mean. so i can't be a part of that group then you can't be a part of the group. you shouldn't get any presents, charlie brown is evil rue solve the red nosed rain tieindeer is. frosty the snowman is evil. you are evil. >> a lot of people have been saying that to me for a long time. that's not anything new. it is an attack on fun. that is quite accurate. >> i think generally -- i know atheists and i know a lot of them are fun loving people. but a lot of people choose certain things because they are miserable they want everybody else to be miserable. i want to switch to another topic. the fort hood shooter nadal hassan on trial for murder killing 13 pe
of the constitution because it included a reference to religion. we saw linus reciting the reason for the season. they had a problem with that and a problem with the fact the performance was going to be in a church building. >> all right. now that is not the only issue. you've been tracking controversy and you told something about the salvation army i was surprised about. >> this is a shocker. the salvation army is under fire and, of all places, the university of cal berkley. the salvation army has kettles and every christmas season they ring bells and people give money to charity. the student government association passed a resolution calling for the university to ban the salvation army from campus during the christmas season pause they say the salvation army is antigay. they want the salvation army off of the campus. and it's interesting because again i cover these in my new book, these kinds of stories and dispatches from america and it's really true those who preach tolerance are in fact the least tolerant of all. this is the same area of the country where folks can run around buck naked in
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